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any of various swallowtails (genus Papilio), esp. a large, yellow-and-black butterfly (P. glaucus) of E North America
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A large swallowtail butterfly (Papilio glaucus) of eastern North America, mostly yellow with narrow black bands across the wings.